Thu, 29 August 2019
The Prime Minister's decision to temporarily suspend parliament and have a new Queen's Speech means the Chancellor is planning his spending. Defence analysts Francis Tusa and Professor Michael Clarke discuss whether defence could lose out.
We track the Iranian tanker formerly known as Grace 1. It's now called Adrian Darya 1 and is trying to find somewhere to refuel in the eastern Mediterranean, but this is more than a story about a ship as Professor Michael Clarke explains.
What happens at BATUS, the British Army's training unit on the prairie in Canada? Our reporter Sian Grzeszczyk talks to BATUS Commander Colonel Mark Ellwood.
And Churchill established his war rooms in a bunker beneath Whitehall 80 years ago this week. Imperial War Museum Curator James Taylor has some stories from that time.
Presented by James Hirst with Christopher Lee
Direct download: Sitrep_WK_35_2019.mp3
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